Sunday, March 07, 2021
FORT SMITH — De Queen’s soccer season began with lots of offense. Both teams won at Fort Smith Southside Feb. 26 with four goals recorded by each squad.
Thursday, March 04, 2021
Pre-season baseball practice has occurred in streaks for De Queen’s Leopards. Some good, some not so good.
The De Queen girls finished fourth in the 7AAAA conference basketball tournament that was completed a week behind schedule.
Tuesday, March 02, 2021
The UA Cossatot Colts and Lady Colts won against Arkansas Baptist College on Monday, March 1 at the UA Cossatot Bank of Lockesburg Historic Gymnasium.
Monday, March 01, 2021
LOCKESBURG — Lockesburg’s Legacy Academy senior boys and senior girls basketball squads both made their first ever appearance in the HCAA 1A state tournament. Both teams made their appearance in the state tournament after advancing through the regional tournament.
UA Cossatot Colts and Lady Colts played SAU-Tech on Thursday, Feb. 25 at the UA Cossatot Bank of Lockesburg Historic Gymnasium.
Thursday, February 25, 2021
UA Cossatot defeated Central Baptist College JV 110 - 62 in a record setting game for the Colts on Monday, February 8 at the UA Cossatot Bank of Lockesburg Historic Gymnasium.
A change in De Queen’s soccer pre-season workout routine turned out to have one unexpected benefit.
Legacy Academy’s Warriors and Lady Warriors played in their 1A regional tournament Friday night. The Lockesburg school needs to advance through a double elimination regional bracket in order to receive an invite to the state tournament, to be held in Fort Smith.
Wednesday, February 17, 2021
It was a week full of basketball for De Queen. The Leopards played their last three regular season games and started the 7AAAA tournament.
The Horatio basketball teams had different outcomes in the first round of the district basketball tournament.
There’s no way around it. Bad weather will hamper spring sports teams’ pre-season preparations. Before the mid-February maladies struck, the Horatio baseball team’s early training was rolling right along.
Horatio ended regular season basketball with a pair of three points wins in makeup games with Foreman.
The De Queen girls made short work of visiting Malvern in the opening round of the 7AAAA tournament Feb. 13. The final was 60-19. It was the end of an awful season for Malvern who finished at the bottom of the league.
Saturday, February 13, 2021
Fountain Lake won both junior and senior high games on an all-girls night at De Queen Feb. 5.
De Queen ended the week with three senior high games against Fountain Lake. The senior boys game postponed from Jan. 8 was played Feb. 4 at De Queen with the visitors winning 65-38.
February is the shortest month. However for spring sports athletes and coaches eager to begin their seasons, February stretches on and on.
Friday, February 12, 2021
In Monday night’s school board meeting, board members approved the addition of former Razorback Kirby Adcock to the Leopards coaching staff. Adcock is a Howard County native and a 2017 graduate of Nashville High School. He was an All-State standout for the Scrappers and was named the winner …
De Queen Public Schools is interested in partnering with corporate sponsors for the purpose of purchasing artificial field turf for the athletic field at De Queen Leopard Stadium.
Legacy Academy split with Gospel Light of Hot Springs in private school playoff action Feb. 5.
2020 Gage Wood
Gage Woods was named the De Queen Rotary Club’s 86th Rotary Cup recipient at a ceremony held at Mary Pops Restaurant on Hwy. 71 last Monday. The trophy has been given to the Leopards most valuable football player(s) since 1936. The award was presented to Woods by Rotary Club member Jay Bunya…
Wednesday, February 03, 2021
De Queen closed out a week of three home playing dates by taking on Nashville Jan. 29 to make up games that were originally scheduled for Jan. 11.
Horatio celebrated basketball senior night Jan. 29 with wins over Eagletown, Okla.
De Queen took two of three games from the visiting Bobcats of Hope Jan. 26.
Visiting Murfreesboro took all three games with Horatio Jan. 28.
Sunday, January 31, 2021
The Legacy Warriors were set to host the Umpire Wildcats Thursday night in basketball at 5:30 p.m. for juniors boys, senior girls, and senior boys action. The games have now all been cancelled by Umpire due to a covid-19 quarantine. The teams plan to reschedule
Thursday, January 28, 2021
MENA — The long covid quarantine ended briefly for the Leopards. De Queen senior teams played at Mena Jan. 19 with the Bearcats taking both games.
MURFREESBORO — Horatio came out on top in three close games at Murfreesboro Jan. 22.
LOCKESBURG — Legacy Academy in Lockesburg hosted De Queen’s Pee Wee teams at the Warrior gym in Lockesburg, Saturday, for a fun-filled day of youth basketball.
Wednesday, January 20, 2021
Horatio split conference wins with visiting Magnet Cove Jan. 15.
When covid-19 took away Horatio’s games at Mufreesboro Jan. 12, the Lady Lions played a quickly arranged contest with Broken Bow, Okla. The big mobile visitors from across the state line cruised to a 58-39 win.
Covid 19 continues to wreak havoc with the 2021 basketball schedule at De Queen.
Tuesday, January 19, 2021
It’s been several years since two Sevier County schools matched up for a night of basketball in Lockesburg, but that’s exactly what happened last Thursday when Legacy Academy, in Lockesburg, hosted the Horatio Lions.
Last Friday night the Warriors finished a busy week of basketball with a Road Trip to El Dorado to face West Side Christian. JB, SG, and SB teams all played. The night had a bumpy start for the Warriors when the junior boys were bested by
Legacy Academy’s Warriors traveled to Hope last Tuesday night for away games against Garrett Memorial Christian School. Legacy’s junior girls fell to Garrett Memorial, 28-22, in a close opening game. Oaklee Lofton scored 9 for the junior Lady Warriors, while Lily Tucker secured 8 points for …
Thursday, January 14, 2021
MINERAL SPRINGS — Last minute scoring by the Hornets thwarted Horatio’s comeback. Mineral Springs downed the Lions 42-38 in senior boys action Jan. 4.
HOPE — It was a long trip for the Leopards. De Queen basketball teams lost all three games at Hope Jan. 5.
Friday, January 08, 2021
WALDRON — Horatio round ballers spent part of the holiday break on the road, U.S. 71. The Lions made two trips north between semesters.
Covid changes things. The De Queen senior high basketball teams were scheduled to play at Caddo Hills Dec. 28 and host Mountain Pine two days later. Quarantines intervened.
Sunday, January 03, 2021
Christmas came early — and the gift will last — for De Queen football players and coaches. The new Leopard weight room was unveiled Dec. 16 to unanimous applause.
Monday, December 28, 2020
MENA — De Queen junior high teams dropped both games on a trip to Mena Dec. 13.
The De Queen seniors lost their conference openers to visiting Arkadelphia Dec. 14.
CADDO GAP — The new AAA classification system sent Horatio to Montgomery County to play Caddo Hills as a conference for the first time Dec. 18. One of the traditional small school powers, the game is the thing at Caddo – no music, no theatrics, just basketball. The Indians are off to their u…
With the opening of basketball conference play and a revamped league, Horatio faces several new opponents. First up was Mountain Pine which traveled to HHS for three games Dec. 14.
Wednesday, December 16, 2020
Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) flyweight fighter Alberto Trujillo, a De Queen native, won the Cage Fury Fighting Championships (CFFC) Flyweight Title in Philadelphia, Penn. on Oct. 30, improving his record to 5-1 in pro fights.
Tuesday, December 15, 2020
De Queen seniors lost a pair of close game to visitors from US 71 north when Cossatot River visited Leopard Coliseum Dec. 10.
Thursday, December 10, 2020
It was an exciting night of basketball Monday night in Lockesburg, where the Legacy Academy Warriors and Lady Warriors hosted Columbia Christian of Magnolia. The teams split games with the visitors winning both junior high games and Lockesburg’s Warriors winnng the two senior high games.